The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference put forward thousands of proposals, though only about 1,000 make it to the research phase and even fewer are taken under consideration as legislation by the National People’s Congress.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday.
Amid a spike in violence, Denver gang members were invited to a closed-door meeting Wednesday night where cops and prosecutors laid down the law while social workers and other service providers offered options for a better life.
With Congress headed toward a cease-fire in the immigration fight, the debate now shifts to states such as Colorado and what they're doing to prepare for the executive action issued last year by President Barack Obama.
Words matter. And for some community leaders and business owners in Five Points, the absence of the name of Denver's first predominantly African-American neighborhood in the official cultural district's moniker has threatened to diminish its rich heritage.